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Help Third most comon cause of death in US

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I would like to ask about the third most common cause death in US? stroke or chronic lower respiratory disease.
Also what is the most common cancer in US?
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1.Heart
2.Cancer
3.Stroke

COPD - fourth
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Number of deaths for leading causes of death

  • Heart disease: 597,689
  • Cancer: 574,743
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,080
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 129,476
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 120,859
  • Alzheimer's disease: 83,494
  • Diabetes: 69,071
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,476
  • Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,097
  • Intentional self-harm (suicide): 38,364
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
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Third most common cause death in US
In CDC ---> chronic lower respiratory disease.
In UW----> stroke
So still confuse
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Third most common cause death in US
In CDC ---> chronic lower respiratory disease.
In UW----> stroke
So still confuse
I don't think they will ask you to choose between the two but if they do go with CDC since they are the source.
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